Sweet, sugary bacon is one of those foods that shouldn't work, sounds ridiculous, but might just end up being one of the best things you've ever eaten. Would you drive fork-first the strange new world these bacon foods inhabit, or stay away from anything meaty on the dessert menu?

Maple Chocolate Bacon Skewers from Framed Cooks

Maple Chocolate Bacon Skewers from Framed Cooks

Maple Bacon Cupcakes from My Recipes

Maple Bacon Cupcakes from My Recipes

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies from Food Republic

Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies from Food Republic

Bacon, Bourbon, and Hazelnut Hot Chocolate from Serious Eats

Bacon, Bourbon, and Hazelnut Hot Chocolate from Serious Eats

Bacon Napoleons from A Spicy Perspective

Bacon Napoleons from A Spicy Perspective

Maple Bacon Long Johns from Serious Eats